Addiction Resource Guide

Gosnold on Cape Cod

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Rehabilitation program wtih emphasis on disease concept, 12 Step philosophy, individualized treatment and the need for entering aftercare."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Gosnold treatment is based on the belief that chemical dependency is a disease which is treatable through total abstinence, family involvement and 12 Step recovery principles."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"Dual diagnosis issues are evaluated and depending on severity, are either treated concurrently or deferred to the next level of care."

Family Program:

"The family program provides education, support, referral to self-help and, if indicated, con-joint sessions with the patient."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"Essential to recovery."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation presents patients with the discrepancies between their perception and the reality of their lives. It is not punitive or demeaning."

Additional Characteristics:

"Program is highly structured and relies heavily on group treatment."


    Number of Beds: 30
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 350
    Average Length of Stay 30 days
    Percent of Women 36%
    Percent under age 25 10%
    Percent with College Education: 40%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 40%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Acute Care
  • Family

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Marijuana
  • Relapse

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Grief & Loss
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)


    Self-pay Cost per week: Data Not Supplied
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


    Licensed by: Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health
    Type of License: Short-term Intensive Treatment
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 444-1554
    General Information: (800) 444-1554
    Address: 200 Ter Heun Dr.
    Falmouth, MA 02540